Meet The Team
Dani has a passionate heart for improving the lives of the people and community around her. She has a bachelors degree from Western Illinois University in Psychology and Women’s Studies. As a wife and stay at home mother to a toddler, Dani shares in the many joys and struggles of motherhood. In her spare time she loves to sing, play video games with her hubby, and chase her exuberant little boy wherever his legs may take him.
Kristina is a mom to two boys, and a writer for the Unite In Motherhood blog. She also assists with UIM website design and content. Kristina attended Scott Community College and the University of Iowa, receiving a degree in Communication Studies, with minors in English and Psychology. Her days are spent chasing, cleaning up numerous messes, and receiving lots of hugs. At the end of the day, she enjoys writing blog content, creating, exercising, gardening, or just falling asleep in front of the TV!
Ashley, Social Media Manager
Ashley graduated from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA with degrees in Religious Studies and Gender Studies and a minor in Sociology. After working in social services for several years, Ashley is now a stay-at-home mom to a little boy and two fur-children. In her free time, Ashley volunteers by running playgroups for ages 0-3, supporting local moms through 1:1 conversation/support and working with Adults & Youth at her Church.
Shelley, Outreach Coordinator
Shelley is a mom to 2 little girls, and works full-time as a Behavior Analyst with children who have Autism. She has a bachelor's degree in Special Education and a master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis. She has a passion for working with moms and kids, as well as volunteering, and has spearheaded many community service projects, such as Alternative Spring Breaks and Pay it Forward Days. In her spare time, Shelley enjoys working out, teaching Pilates, and planning events.
Jennifer, Outreach Coordinator
Jennifer is a mom of two kids, a boy and a girl. She works full-time as a Behavior Health Coordinator, reaching out to those suffering with behavioral health needs in an effort to help them get connected to services they may need. Jennifer has a bachelors in Psychology from Augustana College in Rock Island, IL. Her passion is helping others through volunteer work and facilitating events within the community to support moms and their kids. In her spare time she enjoys singing & dancing with her kids, meeting new people, and spending time with her family and friends.